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Make the "Perfect Summer Swing Dress" with this tutorial!

Tissue Pack for Monstrous Sniffles - a free pattern from Shiny Hapy World

Reversible wrap skirt free pattern

Free Scoop Top Pattern from Skirt as Top

Do this before throwing out a damaged teddy light coat of paint <-- awesome way to preserve stuffed childhood memories

DIY Faux Kimono Cardigan

Sewing tutorial on how to alter sewing patterns by sewmccool

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It can be hard for kids to decompress or calm-down for bedtime.   We have a collection of Go-to Sleep activities that are perfect for kids growing out of afternoon naps, but who still need some “down time” activities, but we don’t have something for bedtime. Bedtime is not the time for play, for toys, …

This is a must read if you have been having problems sewing with knits - in particular with a pattern!

Darts are one of the most fundamental sewing techniques. Almost every garment sewer executes them in some form on a regular basis. I recently learned about one type of dart that you might not know of — the English dart. Let’s learn more about the English dart, including how to add this fashionable design element to your own patterns!

Summer is the time for creating airy, carefree garments made out of lightweight fabrics. However, these delicate fabrics can sometimes be a challenge. We’re here to make it a snap. Your summer sewing will be as breezy as the garments you make with these quintessential instruments for lightweight fabrics!

how to underline a garment (this is DIFFERENT from lining and very common in vintage patterns

How to put a garment together.

When to Underline your Sewing

One of the biggest differences between regular garment sewing and couture sewing is underlining. Underlining is what gives couture garments their superior overall appearance and elevates any homemade article of clothing to a designer-grade product. But, what is underlining? Why do you need it, and how do you use it? Read on to find out!